fidelity: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fi-del'i-tē, fī-), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. strict observance of promises, duties, etc.: a servant's fidelity.
  2. loyalty: fidelity to one's country.
  3. conjugal faithfulness.
  4. adherence to fact or detail.
  5. accuracy; exactness: The speech was transcribed with great fidelity.
  6. the degree of accuracy with which sound or images are recorded or reproduced.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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